Rebecca Muff Randolph

Associate
rebecca.randolph@dtlawyers.com
713.917.0024


Biography

Rebecca Muff Randolph has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in complex litigation in state and federal courts across the nation, including at the trial and appellate levels. Her practice is focused on complex litigation, with an emphasis on commercial, fiduciary, insurance, and construction litigation. Rebecca has represented clients in an array of business litigation matters, including actions for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, bad faith, fraud, and construction defect and delay claims.

Rebecca has utilized her accounting background to resolve sophisticated financial, business, and construction matters at all phases of litigation and arbitration. She has significant experience in internal corporate investigations and investment portfolio investigations to assess potential claims against fiduciaries and other third parties.

Rebecca was raised in Lubbock, Texas.  She graduated from Texas A&M University with dual degrees in Accounting and English, where she earned University Honors, Foundation Honors, College of Liberal Arts Honors, English Honors, and was one of a handful of University Undergraduate Research Fellows. Rebecca attended the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a member of the Virginia Tax Review and served as its Articles Review Editor. Rebecca and her husband John live in Houston with their two dogs.

Representative Matters

Investigated and successfully pursued litigation against real estate consultants, investment advisors, attorneys, auditors, and other fiduciaries to determine causes of hundreds of millions of dollars in real estate investment losses for a large public pension system client.

Successfully pursued litigation against auditors and fiduciaries in multiple lawsuits arising from embezzlement scheme perpetrated by investment fund managers.

Successfully represented heavy civil, commercial, and waterworks general contractors in multiple litigation and arbitration matters relating to prompt payment, delay, and construction defect claims.

Represented international clients in cross-border litigation relating to production and delivery of agricultural goods used in food production and oil and gas applications.

Successfully represented publicly-traded insurance company in a federal bench trial and subsequent appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit involving a $10 million life insurance fraud.

Defended residential and commercial builders in construction defect, payment, and lien disputes.

Successfully represented real estate developer against fraudulent misrepresentation claims brought by homeowners relating to structuring of a special utilities district created to recoup development costs in the form of property assessments.

Advised and defended financial services company in investigation by insurance departments and a state Attorney General.

Represented general contractor relating to contract rights and delay claims in connection with construction of hospital owned by public entity.

Successfully represented airline parts sales company owner-managers against fraudulent transfer claims brought by bankruptcy trustee.

Education

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2012
B.A. English, Texas A&M University, 2009, summa cum laude
B.B.A. Accounting, Texas A&M University, 2009, summa cum laude

Court Admissions

Texas
Minnesota
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Professional & Community Involvement

Junior League of Houston (2016 – present)
Junior League of Houston, Board of Directors (2020 – 2021)
Houston Bar Association

Previous Affiliations

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP
Diamond McCarthy, LLP
Edison McDowell & Hetherington LLP (now McDowell Hetherington)

Practice Areas: Construction / Directors & Officers' Liability / Financial Industry Litigation & Arbitration / Financial, Accounting, and Auditing / Insurance Coverage Litigation / Internal Investigations & Claims Management / Shareholder Litigation & Enforcement